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With a constant flow of 200,000 visitors annually, the Groninger Museum is one of the most important museums in the Netherlands. 

The Groninger Museum is regarded as a national and international highlight of post-modern architecture. It is known for its extraordinary construction, designed by Italian architect Alessandro Mendini and the Austrian architectural office Coop Himmelb(l)au, while the interior was designed by designers Philippe Starck and Michele de Lucchi, and recently by Studio Job, Maarten Baas and Jaime Hayon.

The Museum owns a historical collection consisting of archaeological discoveries, traditional costumes, and import and export porcelain. In the domain of modern and present-day art, the Museum has a unique collection of paintings by De Ploeg artists’ association and collections of Italian post-modern design, installation art, staged photography, and fashion.

Groninger Museum
Museumeiland 1
9711 ME Groningen
The Netherlands

20 videos

  • De Ploeg 1918-1928 – an explosion of colour

    The Groninger artist’s association ‘De Ploeg’ was founded in 1918. The Groninger Museum has it’s own Ploeg Pavilion. Here the works of these influential artists are shown on a regular basis. In the film De Ploeg – 1918-1928 (made by Stichting Beeldlijn) you see unique footage from the De Ploeg archives.

  • Dancing with Rodin - Dance program in the Groninger Museum

    Can you dance sculpture? That was the question that teacher Frederique de Vries asked her students. How do you translate the expressions and emotions of sculptures into a dance?Museum.

  • A boys' dress? Little brothers Reint & Evert

    These are the brothers Evert and Reint Lewe. Yes, you heard correctly, these are two boys. In the 17th century it was very common for boys to wear dresses.

  • Romanticism in the North – from Friedrich to Turner

    The Groninger Museum presents Romanticism in the North: From Friedrich to Turner, the first international survey exhibition of northern European Romantic landscape painting.

  • Culture project for people suffering from Alzhheimer's

    "A fair? We were never allowed to go there when we were young.” Groninger Museum organizes customized tours and workshops for people with Alzheimer's. The Groninger Museum and foundation ‘de Hoven’ are working on an art-tailored project for people with Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers.

  • Hide & Seek, Maarten Baas

    To talk about his new exhibition in the Groninger Museum, filmmaker Sije Kingma visited Dutch designer Maarten Baas in his studio and followed him during Dutch Design Week.

  • Rodin - Genius at work

    A small peek in the exhibition 'Rodin - Genius at Work' on display in Groninger Museum.

  • Louise Jordan: inspired by Isaac Israëls

    English singer songwriter Louise Jordan was commissioned by the Groninger Museum to write a song for the portrait of Aletta Jacobs, painted by Isaac Israëls in 1920.

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